What's In My Handbag (Updated) | SamanthiaBlogs

by - June 05, 2019

What's In My Handbag (Updated)

For my birthday this year Josh got me a brand new Carvela bag, if you know me or have come across my blog or any of my social medias before you will know I love the brand Carvela and handbags in general so I was so excited to get a new bag it was such a hard decision to choose which one to get, I loved the idea of a tan colour bag for the summer however when I posted a poll on Twitter someone mentioned in the comments that my other fabrics would rub against it and stain it which I didn't even think about so I decided against getting that one even though it's so pretty and went for the more practical but equally as beautiful black Carvela! The reason I adore and chose this one was for many reasons, the first was the shape and size of the bag, secondly it looks super expensive and thirdly it has silver detail which I definitely prefer up to gold detail! All in all this bag is stunning and goes with any outfit so you can't go wrong!

 Obviously I've already started using it so I thought I would share an updated version of what I keep in my new bag as I can keep more in this one and keep a few different things in there that I didn't use to but have become so handy, so without further ado let's get into what I keep in my handbag!

The first and probably most important thing is my purse, I keep all my cards, loyalty cards and cash in my purse so I always need it with me whenever I go out anywhere, incase you're interested I bought my purse from Primark for something crazy like £3, it fits everything into it but also doesn't take up too much space in my bag which I really like!

The next probably most important thing are my keys, obviously I will need these to get in and out of my house so I always put them away safely in my bag when I'm out and I also keep a large pink heart fluffy pom pom on them so that I can find them easily in amongst my other things

Next I keep a small umbrella in my bag at all times just incase because you never know when it’s going to rain in England! I bought mine from Totes so that I know it’s reliable and won’t suddenly break.

I usually keep my phone in my bag aswell if it isn’t in my jeans or jacket pocket, I prefer to keep it in a pocket if I can but otherwise it slips nicely into the pocket at the back of my bag.

Being a girl who works full time I also carry a small make up bag inside my bag which contains a concealer, powder, a lipstick, a hair brush, blister plasters, hand sanitizer and anything and everything a girl would need! I carry more than I probably do need but I like to feel prepared for anything.

If I'm travelling a lot that day or going to work I will pack my current book that I'm reading aswell as I always read on the go instead of listening to music I just find it more calming and relaxing. The book I'm currently reading is Sophie Kinsella's My Not So Perfect Life and I am loving it so far! I love the idea behind this novel and highly recommend it if you're looking for a new fun spirited book to read!

I always keep some sort of a perfume in my bag too so if I'm at work or even out for the full day I can refresh and keep smelling good throughout the day! My favourite perfume to carry with me is my trusty Ariana Grande Sweet Like Candy perfume which if you like a sweet smelling perfume you will love this. It's literally like walking into a shop full of pic'n'mix which personally is lovely for me!

Last but not least I will always be carrying a bottle of water around with me, I can't be without a drink for more than 10 minutes, I get so easily dehydrated and suffer awfully with migraines if I don't drink enough throughout the day so I keep at least one bottle with me to stay hydrated.

I hope you enjoyed finding out what I keep inside my new handbag and let me know if there is anything you keep in your handbag that I don't and probably should have!

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  1. I love reading what’s in my bag posts I think it’s because I’m slightly nosey! I really like that Carvela bag it’s so lovely, I actually have the purse for it lol! X

  2. That's a gorgeous bag! You are so much more organised than me - even though I also work full-time I have like, none of this stuff in my bag except the water (I usually don't even carry a purse around as I have to use a rucksack for work and it's too much effort to keep taking it off my back so I just put my coins in my pockets haha). Sadly my bag is all laptops and notebooks and very non-exciting work stuff!

  3. I think it's smart to keep an umbrella in your bag, especially while living in the rainy cities. I like the idea of carrying along a book. Often when I'm at a doctor's appointment or getting the car fix, I always wished I had a book, PORTER or VOGUE Magazine to read. Thanks for the tip!

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  4. It must be the voyeur in me but I just love these kinds of posts!